Saudi Arabia ends sponsorship system, implements new law next month

foreigner media According to the proposed labor law in Saudi Arabia, the ’employment contract’ is considered important. According to the law, the agreement will be recognized and accepted only after the ministerial approval, which must be carefully studied. According to the report, the Saudi Ministry of Manpower says that the agreement has been inserted in […]

Saudi Arabia releases details on employees’ salaries in new banking system

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s banks are facing the problem of paying the salaries of employees under the new money transfer system, due to which the employees are suffering from six and five. In this regard, the management of the new system of rapid transfer of funds between banks has said that the new system does not […]

Lawsuit blames Saudi Arabia for 2019 attack at Florida army base

The lawsuit is filed on behalf of the families of three killed and 13 injured by a Saudi military trainee at a base in Florida. Victims of a 2019 shooting at a military base in the US state of Florida and their families are suing Saudi Arabia, claiming the kingdom knew the gunman had been […]

Saudi Arabia: How to change the picture in residence?

Details According to the permits, a person has discovered that the picture in the residence of the son is old, and some changes have taken place in the form of the son. Can the picture in the residence be changed? Regarding the change of photo in the residence of the families of the immigrants, the […]

Saudi Arabia launches new banking system

Riyadh: The money transfer system in the local banks of Saudi Arabia has been implemented from today, now money can be transferred any time any day of the week. foreigner News reporter According to the report of the agency, under the visionary leadership of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia is on its way […]

Saudi Arabia says it foiled Houthi drone attack on Abha airport

Riyadh says country’s air defences intercept and destroy a drone as Houthis say attack hit target with ‘high accuracy’. Saudi Arabia said it foiled a Houthi drone attack on an airport on Saturday just days before the new US administration is to stop designating the Yemeni rebels as a “terror” group. Saudi air defences “intercepted […]

White House says no call planned to Saudi Arabia

President Biden has announced an end to US support for a Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen. US President Joe Biden has no plans to call the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), the White House said. Biden said he intends to make human right a key issue in US-Saudi […]

Saudi Arabia: Locust Attack in Popular Town

Saudi Arabia: Locust Attack in Popular Town

Riyadh: Authorities in Saudi Arabia have launched a spray campaign to combat locust attacks According to a report by a foreign news agency, a large number of locusts have attacked in an area 35 kilometres away from the city of Taif in the Gulf state of Saudi Arabia. media Reports It has been reported that […]

Saudi Arabia says Yemen Houthi drone intercepted after Abha hit

Saudi-led coalition says it thwarted an armed drone attack launched by Yemen’s Houthis on a key air base. Saudi forces have intercepted an armed drone fired by Houthi fighters in Yemen, the Riyadh-led coalition said, a day after the armed group struck an airport in the kingdom. The latest drone attack targeted the garrison town of […]

Saudi Arabia Releases Activist Who Fought For Women’s Right To Drive

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Saudi activist best known for challenging the ban on women driving, Loujain al-Hathloul, was released Wednesday after the kingdom had jailed her for nearly three years on charges that Western governments and rights groups roundly dismissed as politically motivated. “Loujain is at home,” Ms. al-Hathloul’s sister Lina wrote on Twitter with […]

UK approved $1.9bn of arms sales to Saudi Arabia since ban lifted

The United Kingdom signed off on arms exports worth nearly 1.4 billion pounds ($1.9bn) to Saudi Arabia between July and September last year following the lifting of a ban on weapons sales to the Gulf country – a move critics slammed as “immoral” amid the continuing war in Yemen. The publishing of the figures by […]

Saudi Arabia commutes death sentences of 3 men jailed as minors

Three men sentenced to death for joining 2012 protests as teens have their sentences converted to 10 years in jail. Saudi Arabia has commuted the death sentences of three men who were arrested for taking part in anti-government protests as minors, in the latest attempt by the kingdom to improve its human rights record. The […]

‘India should not offer COVID vaccine to Saudi Arabia’

India’s decision to export millions of coronavirus vaccine doses to Saudi Arabia has rankled its vast expatriate community, locked out by the kingdom’s months-long flight ban that sparked tense diplomatic wrangling. The plight of Indian workers, who make up the kingdom’s biggest expatriate community, underscores the turmoil caused by the tightening coronavirus restrictions, as infections […]

Saudi Arabia frees two jailed Saudi Americans after 307 days

Saudi Arabia has temporarily released two Saudi Americans who were jailed on alleged “terrorism-related” charges after more than 300 days of detention amid a stark change in US policy towards the kingdom. Salah al-Haider, the son of a leading women’s rights activist and Bader al-Ibrahim, a writer and doctor, were set free on Thursday pending […]

Saudi Arabia suspends entry from 20 countries over COVID fears

The move comes as part of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Saudi Arabia has suspended entry to the kingdom from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, and medical practitioners and their families, to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, the state news agency reported. The temporary ban, […]

Italy permanently halts arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Italy’s figures from 2019 show Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates ranked as the 10th and 11th biggest markets for Italian arms exports. Italy has halted the sale of thousands of missiles to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to their involvement in the Yemen conflict, making permanent an 18-month temporary […]

US reviewing billions in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Secretary of State says review of Trump administration arms sales aims to ensure they advance US ‘strategic objectives’. The United States is reviewing weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorised by former President Donald Trump’s administration, Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed on Wednesday. In his first press briefing, Blinken […]

Canada protesters renew push to end arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Toronto, Canada – Activists in the Canadian province of Ontario have staged a protest at the site of a transport company they say is involved in transporting Canadian-made, light armoured vehicles (LAVs) to Saudi Arabia. Approximately 30 demonstrators blocked Paddock Transport International trucks in Hamilton, a city about 70km west of Toronto, for a few […]

Turkey, Saudi Arabia eye improved ties after Gulf crisis ends

Ankara, Turkey – Two years ago, relations between Turkey and Saudi Arabia stood at one of the lowest points in the history of the two regional powers following the murder in Istanbul of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. His killing in October 2018 at the hands of Saudi agents in the kingdom’s consulate led to unprecedented Turkish […]

Blast heard in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia intercepts ‘hostile target’

Saudi Arabia’s airport delays flights after the kingdom intercepts apparent missile or drone attack over its capital. Saudi Arabia intercepted an apparent missile or drone attack over Riyadh on Saturday, said state media in the kingdom, which has come under repeated attacks from Yemen’s Houthi rebels since 2015. Social media users posted videos of what […]

Fourth time’s the charm? Saudi Arabia delays jobless data release

The kingdom said the four-time delay was needed to validate data collected from 33,000 households during the coronavirus pandemic. Saudi Arabia has delayed the release of closely watched data on citizen unemployment four times amid political sensitivity over a jobless rate that rose to the highest level on record last year. The kingdom’s labor market […]

In Saudi Arabia, Quiet Changes May Ease Tensions With Biden

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s arrival in the White House may signal the start of a less congenial American relationship with Saudi Arabia, but the kingdom could point to recent progress on a number of issues that have caused longstanding friction with the United States. Long one of the world’s most prodigious executioners, […]